Friday, December 08, 2006

Well, aside from the sexism, the frontier-era machismo, the religious liberties violation, and the part where he all but said that police officers have more important things to do with their time than protect and serve, I think this is a grand idea:

Pennsylvania town mulls mandatory arms requirement.

Good thing there are no United Methodist seminaries in Cherry Tree, PA.

Yikes.

2 comments:

RB said...

Once upon a time, back when I was still registered to vote in the state of Oregon, some folks tried to put a measure on the ballot that would have required this for the entire state.

I'm not sure if it got past the petition stage, but still ...

Yikes.

RB said...

It would make a good first vs. second amendment test case, though: does the constitution guarantee the right not to bear arms? I would expect the courts to say so.